speck

speck(
spehk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (small stain)
a. la manchita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I can't tell if it's part of the picture, or if there's a speck on the screen.No puedo distinguir si es parte de la imagen, o si hay un manchita en la pantalla.
2. (point)
a. el punto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The speck up there in the sky is actually Jupiter.El punto ahí arriba en el cielo es en verdad Júpiter.
3. (particle)
a. la mota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My mom can't have a speck of dust in the house when we have company coming over.Mi mamá no soporta que haya ni una mota de polvo cuando vienen visitas.
4. (tiny bit)
a. la pizca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It sounds bizarre, but I believe there is a speck of truth in what you said.Suena extraño, pero creo que hay una pizca de verdad en lo que dijiste.
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speck
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of dust, dirt)
a. la mota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (of paint, ink)
a. la gotita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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speck [spek]
noun
1 (small stain) pequeña mancha (f)
2 (particle) [of dust] mota (f)
3 (dot, point) punto (m)
it's just a speck on the horizon es un punto en el horizonte nada más
4 (small portion) pizca (f)
there's not a speck of truth in it no tiene ni pizca de verdad; just a speck, thanks un poquitín, gracias
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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